Chlorpyrifos Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Chlorpyrifos Properties


Chlorpyrifos Structure-Molecule 3D Struture
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Chlorpyrifos Molecular Structure-Molecule Struture
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Chlorpyrifos is a crystalline organophosphate insecticide that inhibits acetylcholinesterase and is used to control insect pests. It is moderately toxic and chronic exposure has been linked to neurological effects, developmental disorders, and autoimmune disorders.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless crystals
Boiling Point 200°C
Brand Name Brodan;Detmol UA;Dowco 179;Dursban;Empire;Eradex;Lorsban;Paqeant;Piridane;Scout;Stipend
CAS Number 2921-88-2
ChEBI 34631
Density 1.398 g/cm3
EINECS Number 220-864-4
IUPAC Name O,O-Diethyl O-3,5,6-trichloropyridin-2-yl phosphorothioate
InChI 1S/C9H11Cl3NO3PS/c1-3-14-17(18,15-4-2)16-9-7(11)5-6(10)8(12)13-9/h5H,3-4H2,1-2H3
Melting Point 42-44°C
Molar Mass 350.59 g/mol
Molecular Formula C9H11Cl3NO3PS
NFPA 704 H-2,F-0,R-1,C-NA
RTECS Number TF6300000
Solubility 2 mg/l
Synonyms Chlorpyrifos;Phosphorothioicacid, O,O-diethyl O-(3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridyl) ester;O,O-DiethylO-(3,5,6-trichloro-2-pyridyl) thiophosphate